Tag: bioacoustics

The enigma of the one-tooth unicorn

For a creature that figures so well into European mythology, the Narwhal carries with it surprisingly few myths of its own. As its Linnaean taxonomic binomial infers, Monodon Monoceros (one tooth, one horn) the narwhal was described by Europeans as…

Report from Kansas Acoustics Society meeting

I’ve just returned from a semi-annual Acoustics Society meeting in Kansas City. These events bring together many scientists, researchers, engineers, and academics who are plying the broad arena of acoustics.. The field of acoustics is a potpourri of disciplines that…

Bio-acoustics Video Series

After a bit of time in development we are finally launching our Bioacoustics Video Series. Accessible from both the OCR website as well as for general distribution on the OCR YouTube channel, these pieces are (and will be) mini-lectures on…

BlueMind conference at Cal Academy

Ocean Champion J. Nichols has coordinated an event on June 1 and 2 at the California Academy of Science that explores neuroscience and the ocean. While the reception on June 1 and the daytime conference on June 2 are both…

SF Bay Area presentation on Marine Mammal Bio-acoustics

If you are in or around Sausalito, CA on Thursday Feb. 24, the American Cetacean Society has invited me to give a presentation on Marine Mammal Bioacoustics. The Bay Model Visitor Center is an Army Corps of Engineers facility that…